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reach for the stars

Definition of reach for the stars in English:

Have high or ambitious aims: ever since Cooke told him he was too small to play, the flanker has reached for the stars
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  • The former Heriot's flanker knows he is reaching for the stars at Headingley today.
  • I was not reaching for the stars, I just wanted to keep myself financially by acting.
  • Pop fan Katie Storey is reaching for the stars after winning a competition to watch the sparkling Christmas lights in Oxford Street being switched on by some of her pop idols.
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Pronunciation: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence